UPDATE (August 20, 2020):

Participants who have made it to the two shortlists have been contacted by email. The Final List will be announced publicly on August 31, 2020.

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For those who wish to buy the Volume 1.0, can visit the following link to place the order.

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  • A. Contact and Registration Information

    We will use your email for correspondence and registration on ArchitectureLive! and Unbuilt.
  • Provide the name of the firm, organisation or institution (in case of academic submission).
  • B. Project Information

    Provide the details of the project.
  • Provide a suitable typology for your project. For e.g, Housing, Hospitality, Religious, Healthcare etc.
  • Provide a suitable title for your project.
  • Mention 'N.A.' if the project is not designed for any specific site in India. Project must have Indian context to be aligible for the book.
  • Attachments


    1. Share a single .zip or .rar file through WeTransfer, Google Drive or DropBox, with the following folders and subfolders:

    A. Images (.JPG or .TIFF Format, All images must be CMYK, 5000 pixels minimum at 300 DPI. Share between 10 - 15 images in total).

    Subfolders: Renders, Drawings, Model Images, Sketches.

    All images must be supported with captions.

    B. Text - A text file (.Doc/x), between 500 and 600 words, explaining the brief, context and design approach. Additional project facts, if any, should be shared through a separate file, saved in the text folder.


    2. The project may be rejected if the information is found to be incomplete or incorrect. We may contact you for additional information if need be.

    3. In case you have any query, please visit the FAQ section at the bottom of this page, or write to us on

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Frequently asked questions

All kinds of unbuilt projects, whether actual (existing site, real client and design brief) or speculative (self initiated proposals or academic) designed for site in India, or having an Indian context (if not specific to any site) are eligible for submission.

No. It doesn’t matter which country you belong to, only your project has to be India specific to be eligible for this book.

There is no limit to the number of projects one can send. For every project, separate form needs to be submitted.

The book will feature contemporary unbuilt projects, which means projects designed after India’s independence, i.e, post year 1947.

Yes, landscape, restoration, conservation and planning projects are eligible. Interior design projects, furniture design, or installations aren’t eligible for the book.

We are afraid, no. We would need high resolution images for printing.

Thesis and Dissertation projects at B.Arch, M.Arch, M.Plan course are eligible for the book.

Yes, you can submit the project along with the names of collaborators, if any.

Yes, you can submit your project even if it is already published in some other magazine (online or offline) or book.

Projects already published in Unbuilt Vol 1.0 are not eligible for Vol 2.0.

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